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Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

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Address: 223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
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+1 520-457-3311
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Welcome to the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Built in 1882 in...

Welcome to the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Built in 1882 in the shape of a Greek cross, this two-story Victorian structure once housed the offices of the Sheriff, Recorder, Treasurer, Board of Supervisors, Jail, and Courtrooms of Cochise County. Today this 12,000 sq.Ft. Courthouse is a museum filled with the glitter and guns of those who tamed the territory.

The park includes a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, restrooms and shaded picnic areas.

Our Gift Shop features a wide variety of books, postcards, t-shirts, collective coins, badges, coffee mugs, some handcrafted items and other souvenirs.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Cash. Museum is open daily from 9:00am- 5:00pm. Gift shop closes at 4:45pm. Stop in for an interesting tour and/or the perfect gift!

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Interesting information. Lots of original pieces

Good place to start your visit to Tombstone. Good history and information on the timeline. I would recommend you start here before walking through the town. Check out the gallows... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to start your visit to Tombstone. Good history and information on the timeline. I would recommend you start here before walking through the town. Check out the gallows out in the yard.

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toledo, oh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very historic and well preserved. The building itself is historic and the displays a nice variety of the building and the history or town and yes the OK Corral shootout in detail. Enjoy!

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, self-guided tour. They have the set up of an old jail cell, a gallows, and interesting facts about judges and lawyers of the 1800's. They also have a section on cattle farming with a display of different types of barbed wire, saddles, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place in town we visited, and the least touristy. Instead just a great museum loaded with facts and artifacts. Very educational and well worth the $5 fee. A must see if visiting the area. BObK

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We learned that saying when watching a video that is played in the courtroom about the water issues in Tombstone area. It discussed a tragedy when two little girls were drowned after a neighbour blew up a dam. Lots of other information including about the fires that destroyed Tombstone in the past. Enjoyed the displays.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to Tombstone, walked the streets, and visited this state park. Inside the courthouse is a museum. Though modest, this museum is the only redeeming feature of the town, the remainder being an oversized tourist trap.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tombstone Courthouse is also a must see if you are in town. It is probably one of the first three places I would visit. It is really cool to see an old courthouse set up in it's original state. An attorneys office, post office and jail all reside inside the same building.

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably the most legit place in Tombstone. Traditional museum exhibits, but setup inside the county courthouse. The courtroom has been restored to original setup. It is chilling to walk into that courtroom, knowing the history that has taken place there. There are plenty of hands-on exhibits. For me, this is a must-see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if you're in the area. The exhibits are on two levels plus the gallows outside & show a variety of exhibits & photographs from the Victorian era onwards. There is a small gift shop & plenty of parking nearby. it's both educational & entertaining.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The courthouse is nicely preserved, but the exhibits are kind of a hodgepodge. The best is the newest on the gunfight between the Earp's and the Cowboys. Regarding other exhibits, would have liked more background on the various items and pictures of residents of Tombstone. Even the County Attorney exhibit, it says almost nothing about what he did during his... More 

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